History of United Arab Emirates (UAE)
The United Arab Emirates is sometimes called the Emirates or UAE. This country is in the middle east. The capital of the UAE is Abu Dhabi and furthermore, Dubai is the largest city in the United Arab Emirates. The History of United Arab Emirates (UAE) is that the first ruler of Abu Dhabi is Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan is also the first president of the country. This country is located at the eastern end of the Arabian Peninsula. The United Arab Emirates shares its borders with Oman and Saudia Arabia. Moreover its shares maritime borders in the Persian Gulf with Qatar and Iran. UAE consists of gravel plains and sand dunes desert.
This country is a federation of seven states. These states are Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, and Sharjah. Emirs control every state and Emirs form the Federal Supreme Council. Furthermore, the members of the Federal Supreme Council elect a President and Vice President. Moreover, President always selects the king of Abu Dhabi and the Prime Minister always selects the king of Dubai.
It covers an area of 83,300 km². In 2013, United Arab Emirates had a population of 9.2 million (1.4 million are Emirati citizens and 7.8 million are Experiates). But in 2020, UAE has an estimated population of 9.9 million. The population of the UAE is only 11% ethnic emiratis. While 60% is from Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and the Maldives. Furthermore, 15% of the population is from Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Furthermore, 5% to 6 % are from Europe, Australia, and North America.
Islam is the official religion and Arabic is the official language of the UAE. However, this country supplies oil and natural gas all over the world with the largest number of sixth and seventh respectively. The revenue comes from oils and gas investments for the development of the Emirates. In addition, this revenue is also invested in health, education, and infrastructure. In the 21st century, this country is less dependent on oil and gas. It is economically focusing on tourism and business.
The UAE is a middle power. That is why, it is a member of the United Nations, Arab League, Organisation of Islam Cooperation, and Gulf Cooperation Council.